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NFLPA Brings in Goldman Sachs as a Registered Financial Advisor

As the NFLPA urges players to prepare for a potential work stoppage after next season, it’s brought in the big guns to help manage players’ money for next season and the years after their playing careers end. The move is intriguing for several reasons. Foremost, the two firms, Goldman Sachs and Bessemer Trust, will be […]

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From Draft Day to Pay Day

Productive NFL players and their agents beam at the thought of fresh contract negotiations. When players become free agents, they are faced with a unique opportunity to sign life-changing deals. Agents do their job in ensuring their clients get the best possible contracts. There are many provisions and clauses in an NFL contract that an […]

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Group Of NFL Agents Urged To Stay Solid And United After Reading NFLPA Memo

There are two sides to every story. That is apparently true with regard to a meeting held between roughly sixty National Football League players and six certified Contract Advisors a couple of weeks ago in Key Biscayne, Florida. As I reported on March 16, the NFL Players Association had followed up the meeting attended by […]

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Inside The Heated Back-And-Forth Between A Group Of Agents And The NFLPA

Many National Football League players are celebrating this weekend. Some of them are recipients of massive deals from the prior week, which included a combined amount of roughly $1.7 billion promised to players in the future with $842 million of that guaranteed. However, the celebrations are slightly tamed for a few by the events that […]

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Massive Group Of NFL Agents Discuss Unifying, Because ‘Nobody’s Making Money’

Hundreds of NFL Players Association certified Contract Advisors come from all areas of the United States to Indianapolis on an annual basis for the NFL Combine. They are in town primarily to support their clients, communicate with NFL personnel and attend an NFLPA meeting to satisfy their certification requirements under the union’s regulations. But this […]

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Why Damarius Bilbo Did Not Deserve To Be Suspended By The NFLPA

The big news this week in the NFL agent world revolves around the three-month suspension of Contract Advisor Damarius Bilbo, who represents the likes of Xavien Howard, Melvin Gordon III, Alvin Kamara and Jarvis Landry. After digging deeper into the situation, it seems that not only should the original one-year suspension have been marginalized, no […]

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Notable Agents Suspended Due to New NFLPA Recertification Test

Deryk Gilmore, who negotiated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mike Evans’ $82.5 million contract, along with 16 other NFL agents were recently suspended by the NFL Players Association. Currently, there are 849 registered NFL agents and 1,696 active roster NFL players. Of the total number of active roster NFL players, 270 players are represented by three […]

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NFLPA Releases Warning On Tulsa Real Estate Fund

Due to some suspicion, an NFLPA contract advisor informed the NFLPA that there’s something fishy floating in the investment waters. According to a statement, the NFLPA is taking subsequent action on that claim of which targets the Tulsa Real Estate Fund. Jermaine Dyshon “Mr. Real Estate” Morrison and Olutosin Olayemi Oduwole, the those behind the […]

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Cornerstone Traits Of An Effective NFL Player Agent

Each July, hundreds of hopeful NFL player agents flock to the NFLPA Headquarters in Washington, DC, to sit for the NFL Agent Certification Exam. For those who pass, they have taken the first step to becoming a “certified contract advisor.” The next steps, however, are the most difficult part of one of the most competitive […]

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The Implications Of NFL Rookies Forgoing Representation

At this year’s Sports Lawyers Association Conference (SLAC) in Washington, D.C., NFLPA Director DeMaurice “De” Smith hinted at his stance towards the argument surrounding NFL rookies who have thought about existing without an agent. Since the restructuring of its collective bargaining agreement in 2011, the NFL and the NFLPA would turn the complication of teams […]